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On the eve of the World Press Photo Contest's 50th anniversary, filmmakers Hans Pool and Maaik Krijgsman explore the stories behind four photographs that forever changed the course of contemporary photojournalism. It was in 1955 that the Dutch photojournalists' union made the decision to hold an international competition that would determine the photo of the year, and after Denmark's Mogens von Haven was honored for his compelling image of a motorcyclist spinning out of control, the event that was...more

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